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Friday, November 25, 2016

Species Named After Spain

According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, over thirty (30) species are named after SPAIN, a Western European country with over 47 million residents and located on the Iberian Peninsula. These species include the Atlantic Spanish Mackerel, Narrow-Barred Spanish Mackerel, Papuan Spanish Mackerel, Rough Spanish Lobster, Royal Spanish Lobster, Small Spanish Lobster, Spanish Argus butterfly, Spanish Brassy Ringlet butterfly, Spanish Chalkhill Blue butterfly, Spanish Eagle, Spanish Fir, Spanish Flag fish, Spanish Greenish Black-Tip butterfly, Spanish Grunt fish, Spanish Lemon Thyme, Spanish Mackerel, Spanish Marbled White, Spanish Moon Moth, Spanish Oak, Spanish Painted Frog, Spanish Psammodromus lizard, Spanish Purple Hairstreak butterfly, Spanish Ribbed Newt, Spanish Seabream fish, Spanish Slipper Lobster, Spanish Sparrow, Spanish Toothcarp, Spanish Zephyr Blue butterfly, Spotted Spanish Mackerel, and Streaked Spanish Mackerel.

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